Oil prices fell on Wednesday, ending their longest bull-run in more than five years, as climbing OPEC exports turned sentiment more bearish.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open as traders awaited the release of the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes.
European stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark index pulling back from its biggest rally in more than two months amid geopolitical concerns.
Asian bourses closed mostly lower in Tuesday trade after a missile launch from North Korea rattled markets and the RBA kept rates on hold.
Gold edged higher on Tuesday, supported by a ballistic missile test by North Korea and an easing dollar.
Oil prices retreated in early Asian trade on Tuesday, halting a run of eight straight days of gains.
The dollar dipped against the yen on Tuesday after North Korea's missile launch deepened geopolitical concerns.
U.S. equities kicked off the second half of the year on the right foot, trading higher on Monday as bank stocks climbed.
U.S. government debt yields climbed on Monday as investors received a fresh batch of economic data.
European bourses closed higher on Monday, entering into the new month on a solid footing after markets posted gains for the first half of the year.
Asia markets closed mostly higher on Monday, as markets digested key economic indicators out of China and Japan.
The dollar recorded its best day in four months on Monday, starting the new quarter on a strong note.
Gold slid to a seven-week low on Monday and headed for its biggest one-day loss in two months as the dollar rebounded.
Oil prices rose for an eighth day on Monday, but analysts said news of rising OPEC production could temper gains.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday as investors prepared for the first trading week of the second half of 2017.
U.S. equities closed mostly higher on Friday as Wall Street capped a strong first-half performance.
European bourses closed lower on Friday following news that several British banks have stopped trading Qatari riyals for retail customers as the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf grows.
Asian bourses closed mostly lower on Friday, despite China manufacturing activity beating expectations, as tech shares sold off.
Oil prices have posted their longest bull run since April, but still posted their worst first-half performance since 1998.
The dollar is on course for its worst quarter in seven years on Friday, recovering only marginally against major peers after a week of hawkish central bank jawboning.